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Tag: Police Lawyer Spat

Police-lawyer spat ends; Courts to start functioning from tomorrow

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court Bar Association on Wednesday called off stir putting an end to the two and a half months long police-lawyer spat. With this, Courts will start functioning from tomorrow, informed president of the association Srikant Nayak. The ongoing controversy between lawyers of the Orissa High Court and the police found a […]

Police-lawyer spat: CB fails to submit charge sheet yet again, hearing deferred

Cuttack: Hearing in connection with the alleged assault of a lawyer by police was deferred till Thursday as Crime Branch failed to submit the charge sheet before the Orissa High Court yet again today. The Crime Branch has sought more time from the Orissa High Court to submit the charge sheet following which the hearing […]

Police-lawyer spat: HC defers hearing till tomorrow as CB fails to submit charge sheet

Cuttack : Amidst the on-going controversy surrounding the lawyers’ agitation, the Orissa High Court deferred its hearing till tomorrow as Crime Branch failed to submit the charge sheet today. As per reports, during the hearing held on November 9, the Crime Branch had asked for a six-week time for submission of the charge sheet, which […]

Police-lawyer spat: CB fails to submit charge sheet in HC; cease work agitation to continue

Cuttack: Hearing on the much-awaited police-lawyer spat was deferred as State CID, Crime Branch failed to submit a full-fledged charge sheet before the Orissa High Court here on Friday. Earlier, the court had directed the investigating agency to submit a report after completing the pending investigation in connection with the incident by November 9. The […]

HC Bar dismisses 3 lawyers including 2 from BJD legal front for 'sabotaging' agitation

Cuttack: Alleging that there was a deliberate attempt to derail the lawyers’ agitation, Orissa High Court Bar Association on Friday dismissed three lawyers including two office bearers of the ruling-BJD’s legal front. Besides, a show-cause notice has also been issued to Odisha Bar Council chairperson, Tahali Mohanty, informed Orissa High Court Bar Association secretary, Satyabrat […]

Orissa HC Bar Association to take 'final decision' on lawyer agitation

Cuttack: Amid the ongoing cease-work agitation of lawyers, the bar associations across the State today said that they will unanimously accept Orissa High Court Bar Association’s decision regarding the protests. At the joint meeting of all district bar associations held today, a unanimous resolution was passed to continue the cease-work agitation till arrests are made […]

Agitating lawyers burn effigies of Odisha CM

Cuttack: Despite the directive of the Orissa High Court to Crime Branch to complete its probe by November 9 into alleged police assault of lawyer Debi Prasad Patnaik in Cuttack that triggered the two-month-long agitation; advocates today intensified their stir and burnt effigies of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at different places across the State. Sticking […]

Police-Lawyer Spat: Orissa HC sets deadline to complete probe

Cuttack: Amidst the ongoing controversy surrounding the lawyers’ agitation, Orissa High Court on Tuesday directed the investigating officer to complete the probe into police-lawyer spat under the supervision of a sitting judge by November 9. The Chief justice of Orissa High Court, K.S. Jhaveri also directed the investigating officer appraise the development of the investigation […]

Unrest during lawyers' stir: Detained youth alleged to be ‘Biju Yuva Vahini' member

Bhubaneswar: Amidst allegations of politicization of the ongoing lawyers’ strike, a youth was detained in connection with the attack on a few advocates in Cuttack today. The youth identified as Santosh Nimai is alleged to be an active member of the newly-formed Biju Yuva Vahini. Though Santosh refuted his association with Biju Yuva Vahini, several […]

Lawyer agitation takes new turn as ruling-BJD's legal front withdraws from strike

Cuttack: A day after Orissa High Court Bar Association announced that it will continue the cease-work agitation, BJD legal front today announced that it will withdraw from the agitation keeping in view the larger interests of the people. Informing about the development, convener of BJD’s legal front Milan Kanungo stated that they have urged the […]

Orissa High Court lawyers to continue cease-work till October 30

Cuttack: The on-going standoff between lawyers and police is yet to ease as the agitating lawyers’ under the aegis of Orissa High Court Bar Association on Friday decided to continue their cease-work till October 30. A decision to continue the strike was taken at the general body meeting, informed High Court Bar Association general secretary, […]

Police-lawyer spat: Balasore bar association extends support to HC lawyers' stir

Balasore: The Balasore Bar Association has extended its support towards the Orissa High Court Bar Association who has been on a cease work strike since August 29 protesting the assault on a lawyer by police personnel in Cuttack. Following the cease-work strike by the Balasore Bar Association as part of the support to the HC […]

Dharmendra urges CM Naveen to intervene in police-lawyer spat

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing lawyers’ strike over alleged thrashing of an advocate by the Odisha police, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today sought Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s intervention to end the stalemate in the interest of the people of the State. In a Facebook post (video), Pradhan expressed concerns over the problems people are facing […]

Lawyer agitation: Nearly 2-month-long cease-work stir cripples justice delivery in Odisha 

Bhubaneswar: Whether justice is being denied could be argued by some, but there seems to be an inordinate delay in justice delivery as it is almost 2 months that the Orissa High Court has remained out of bounds for the common man. It is now for the past two months that the lawyers under the […]

Police-lawyer spat: Lawyers lock up main gate of Orissa High Court

Cuttack: Intensifying their agitation, lawyers of the Orissa High Court today locked up main gate of the court despite the Supreme Court’s order to withdraw strike. While a meeting of the general body of the Bar Association was scheduled at 2:30 pm to decide on future course of action, the lawyers did not allow the […]

SC urges Orissa High Court lawyers to call off cease-work stir

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today urged the agitating lawyers of Orissa High Court to call off their cease-work agitation and resume court work. The apex court in its order further restrained Orissa High Court Bar Association and other connected associations from going on strike and resume court work so that no impediment is caused […]

Police-lawyer spat: Crime Branch arrests two persons including Home Guard

Cuttack: A day after advocates in Cuttack intensified their agitation demanding immediate arrest of accused involved in the attack on a lawyer in Cuttack, the Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Tuesday night arrested two persons including Home Guard. The arrested duo, identified as Home Guard Kishore Jena and one Dilip Singh, was taken into […]